sesquialtera

noun
ses·​qui·​al·​tera
variants: or less commonly sesquialter
plural sesquialteras also sesquialters

Definition of sesquialtera 

1 archaic : hemiola sense 2
2 Sesquialtera, Sesquialteras : an organ mutation flue stop reinforcing the fifth and third above the fundamental (see fundamental entry 2 sense 2a)

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New Latin, from Latin, feminine of sesquialter

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